A mature and well-conceived new urban community can easily pass the "orange-juice test." But what about the church test?
It can no longer be taken for granted that all residents of a community will see a neighborhood church as a significant good. This can make the issue of planning and financing a church more difficult. Even in cases where logistical issues are worked out, it is not necessarily clear which denomination (if any) will own or operate the church...
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